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$25K reward offered in 8 Ohio slayings

Posted at 2:41 PM, Apr 23, 2016
The Ohio Attorney General's office says a Cincinnati-area businessman has put up a $25,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the slayings of eight family members.
 
 Authorities say they worked through the night processing evidence from the four crimes scenes where the members of the Rhoden family were found in rural Pike County.
 
But they have not identified any suspects and say that whoever killed them should be considered armed and dangerous. Investigators say none of the deaths appeared self-inflicted.
 
Relatives of eight family members shot dead at homes in rural southern Ohio are thanking authorities for their response and asking people to come forward with any information they might have about the killings.
 
Kimberly Newman, a member of the Ohio Crisis Response Team, delivered a statement from the family to reporters gathered Saturday down the road from some of the crime scenes. She said the relatives would like to thank people for their prayers and support as authorities work to determine who targeted the clan on Friday and why.
 
The statement also requests that people be respectful of their family and their loss. The relatives urge those with information to call 855-BCI-OHIO.